EP2843901B8 - Peer-to-peer relay network - Google Patents

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EP2843901B8
EP2843901B8 EP14181450.9A EP14181450A EP2843901B8 EP 2843901 B8 EP2843901 B8 EP 2843901B8 EP 14181450 A EP14181450 A EP 14181450A EP 2843901 B8 EP2843901 B8 EP 2843901B8
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Glen Van Datta
Anthony Mai
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    • H04L67/104Network-specific arrangements or communication protocols supporting networked applications in which an application is distributed across nodes in the network for peer-to-peer [P2P] networking; Functionalities or architectural details of P2P networks
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    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A63SPORTS; GAMES; AMUSEMENTS
    • A63FCARD, BOARD, OR ROULETTE GAMES; INDOOR GAMES USING SMALL MOVING PLAYING BODIES; VIDEO GAMES; GAMES NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR
    • A63F2300/00Features of games using an electronically generated display having two or more dimensions, e.g. on a television screen, showing representations related to the game
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    • A63FCARD, BOARD, OR ROULETTE GAMES; INDOOR GAMES USING SMALL MOVING PLAYING BODIES; VIDEO GAMES; GAMES NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR
    • A63F2300/00Features of games using an electronically generated display having two or more dimensions, e.g. on a television screen, showing representations related to the game
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US51309803P true 2003-10-20 2003-10-20
US10/700,798 US7627678B2 (en) 2003-10-20 2003-11-03 Connecting a peer in a peer-to-peer relay network
EP20040778358 EP1692839B1 (en) 2003-10-20 2004-07-15 Peer-to-peer relay network
PCT/US2004/022814 WO2005046168A1 (en) 2003-10-20 2004-07-15 Peer-to-peer relay network

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